August weather forecast
Ferrara, Italy

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Weather in August

August carries on the full summer intensity of July, albeit with a slight decrease in average temperatures. It remains a hot month in Ferrara, with reduced rainfall and high sunshine duration, reflecting an uncompromising summer character. The long hours of sunlight combined with a relative humidity of 62% creates favorable conditions for summer holidaymakers in the city. Despite being a notch below July, with highs of 31°C (87.8°F), August reigns as the month with the highest average temperatures in Ferrara. As summer begins to wane, August nevertheless affords a last hurrah of the season's warmth and sunshine.

Temperature

August, with an average high of 31°C (87.8°F) and a low of 19.4°C (66.9°F), signifies the warmest month of the year.

Heat index

The heat index for August is calculated to be a torrid 35°C (95°F). Exercise increased caution, heat cramps and heat exhaustion are potential hazards. Continuous activity could lead to heatstroke.
Heat index readings emphasize conditions of light breezes and shaded spots. If exposed to direct sunlight, the heat index could climb by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like' or 'real feel', joins air temperature with relative humidity to produce a temperature perception for humans. A person's impression of weather can be shaped by many aspects, among them metabolic variations, pregnancy, and levels of physical activity. Consider that direct sun exposure can intensify the felt heat, adding potentially 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees to the heat index. Heat index values are extremely vital to babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it's vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
When faced with excessive heat, the human body begins to perspire, utilizing the cooling benefits of sweat evaporation. With higher relative humidity, the rate of evaporation is reduced, resulting in increased heat retention in the body compared to drier air. Elevated heat gain compared to the body's release capability poses risks of dehydration and potential overheating.

Humidity

The least humid month in Ferrara is August, with an average relative humidity of 62%.

Rainfall

In Ferrara, in August, during 12 rainfall days, 40mm (1.57") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Ferrara, there are 144.3 rainfall days, and 498mm (19.61") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Ferrara.

Daylight

In Ferrara, the average length of the day in August is 14h and 1min.
On the first day of August in Ferrara, sunrise is at 05:59 and sunset at 20:39. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:35 and sunset at 19:52 CEST.

Sunshine

In Ferrara, the average sunshine in August is 11.6h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The maximum UV index, 6 during August, leads to the following recommendations:
Sidestep overexposure. Individuals with fair complexions risk burning in fewer than 20 minutes. Stay in the shade and avoid direct Sun exposure from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., a time when UV radiation is at its strongest, and remember that parasols or canopies do not offer full protection. On sunny days, it's ideal to wear sunglasses that filter out UVA and UVB rays.
Updated: Jan 30, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What is the warmest month in Ferrara?

August, on average, is the warmest month, registering a high temperature of 31°C (87.8°F) and a low of 19.4°C (66.9°F).

How hot is August in Ferrara?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature during August are 31°C (87.8°F) and 19.4°C (66.9°F) respectively. In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is calculated to be 35°C (95°F).

What is the least humid month in Ferrara?

The least humid month is August, with an average relative humidity of 62%.

What is the average humidity in August in Ferrara?

In August, the average relative humidity in Ferrara, Italy, is 62%.

How many days does it rain in August in Ferrara?

In Ferrara, during August, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 40mm (1.57") of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Ferrara?

In Ferrara, snow does not fall in April through November.

What is the average length of the day in August in Ferrara?

The average day length in August in Ferrara, Italy, is 14h and 1min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Ferrara?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:59 and sunset at 20:39. On the last day of the month, in Ferrara, Italy, sunrise is at 06:35 and sunset at 19:52 CEST.

How long on average sun shines in August in Ferrara?

In Ferrara, Italy, the average sunshine duration in August is 11.6h.

How high is the UV index in August in Ferrara?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Ferrara, Italy, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Ferrara, Italy

Average temperature in August - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average high temperature in August: 31°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (31°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (7.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 19.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (19.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.2°C).

Average pressure in August
Ferrara, Italy

Average pressure in August - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average pressure in August: 1014.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1019.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1013.9mbar).

Average wind speed in August
Ferrara, Italy

Average wind speed in August - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (9.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.2km/h).

Average humidity in August
Ferrara, Italy

Average humidity in August - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average humidity in August: 62%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (62%).

Average rainfall in August
Ferrara, Italy

Average rainfall in August - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average rainfall in August: 40mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (62mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (22mm).

Average rainfall days in August
Ferrara, Italy

Average rainfall days in August - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (8.3 days).

Average snowfall in August
Ferrara, Italy

Average snowfall in August - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (10mm).
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

Average snowfall days in August
Ferrara, Italy

Average snowfall days in August - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Ferrara, Italy

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average daylight in August: 14h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 18min).

Average sunshine days in August
Ferrara, Italy

Average sunshine days in August - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (19.7 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are May and June (11.4 days).

Average UV index in August
Ferrara, Italy

Average UV index in August - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August
Ferrara, Italy

Average cloud cover in August - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average cloud cover in August: 16

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 16).

Average visibility in August
Ferrara, Italy

Average visibility in August - Ferrara, Italy
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are June, July, August, September and October (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, November and December (9km).

Ferrara, Italy

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